3 Ways for a homemade lip gloss

Posted: December 25th, 2012 | Author: | Beauty

In drugstores shelves are swamped with lip gloss, some are cheaper, others more expensive, but you can have your lip gloss ideal for practically free, with products available in the house. In what way? Here are a few simple tips.

homemade lip gloss

The eye shadow

To prepare a lip gloss, you’ll need petroleum jelly, eye shadow container in the microwave and microwave itself. Now take a spoon and put into compartment as much Vaseline as lip gloss you want. Then crumble some carefully selected eye shadow and mix it with Vaseline. Add more or less shade, depending on how intense color you want to achieve. To add a little flavor to the cosmetics, pour a little bit of cinnamon, sugar, vanilla, and food flavor of the selected scent. The mixed components should be put in the microwave for one and a half minutes. Then pass the resulting mush to the compartment in which you will store the lip gloss and put in the freezer until it thickens. After this time, lip gloss is ready for use.


To prepare a tasty lip gloss with strawberry aroma you will need 6-8 strawberries, tablespoon of olive oil, half a spoon of honey, 2 drops of vitamin E, gauze and a small container in which you store the finished cosmetic. All of the ingredients together should be mixed thoroughly and heated until boiling. Mash the fruit so that the mixture has the most intense color. Now you can put it aside to cool down. Then squeeze it through gauze to obtain a homogeneous mixture. When completely cooled, slip the mixture to the container in which you are going to keep the lip gloss. For best results, you can add a few drops of red food coloring.

The beeswax

Beeswax will make your lip gloss much more durable. You need to have 7 g of wax, ¼ cup of olive oil, a little cosmetic glitter, if you want to get a shiny effect and a few drops of essential oil on food aroma of your choice. Instead of glitter, you can also use the shiny eye shadow, which also stains your lip gloss with the selected color. Now, pour the olive oil in a pot, add the wax and place over low heat. Wait until the wax is melted. Then add the selected oil product, and at the end the glitter. Now pour the mixture into the previously selected container and put in the freezer for a bit. Your lip gloss is ready.

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